Science is still unsure about what makes up 96 percent of the universe.  Join University of New Mexico Physics and Astronomy Professor Dinesh Loomba as he sheds some light on the dark matter phenomenon.

Connect airs Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. on New Mexico PBS 5.1. Each month, New Mexico PBS connects audiences to the great people and inspired thinking found at the University of New Mexico.

Also, a discussion the intersection between classics and popular culture in film and television, and a debate on the effects global warming might have on hummingbirds.

• Dinesh Loomba, associate professor, UNM Department of Physics and Astronomy
• Monica Silviera Cyrino, professor, UNM Department of Classics
• Christopher C. Witt, associate professor, UNM Department of Biology

• Augusta Meyers

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"Connect" is produced by Brad Stoddard and executive producer Michael Kamins. Production support provided by UNM.

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